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  • Apr 19

    Board Leadership: Foresight


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    May 16

    Foresight challenges Directors to think strategically and be a strategist for the organization.  Usually an annual process, there are functions within this area of focus that require attention when looking at the current culture and when looking to leading a cultural shift.  “Do all the pieces fit?”, is the question Driectors answer in this role. Who should participate in this course? This course is designed to provide the foundational knowledge required by Board members to ensure the ongoing direction, vibrancy... Read more

    Time:5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Location: Yorkville Conference Centre 150 Bloor Street West Second Floor, Suite 200 Toronto, Ontario M5S 2X9
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Fundamentals of Government, Leadership, Management Levels: Officers and Analysts, Managers, Executives Expertise: Board and Organizational Governance

  • Apr 25

    Policy 2: Policy Making in a Changing Environment


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    July 26, October 12, January 11, 2018 and March 2, 2018

    This one-day course takes policy-making to the next level so that you can better navigate the complex policy landscape to create the conditions for success. Who should participate in this course? Seasoned policy analysts will find this course invaluable.  It provides a more in-depth look at the policy development process and reviews a number of techniques to help policy analysts better cope with a growing range of policy challenges. Participants will be able to better understand: The range of challenges... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Fundamentals of Government, Policy Levels: Officers and Analysts, Managers Expertise: Public Sector Governance

  • Apr 26

    Board Leadership: Hindsight


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    May 25

    Hindsight is all about reflection and the Director is poised to be an inquirer. Looking back on what has been done and learning from those experiences; good and bad, are a critical part of this role. We know here that if you keep doing the same thing, you will get the same results and the Board must ask the questions to know. There is not one question here; it is asking for enough information so you understand “why”. Who should... Read more

    Time:5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Location: Yorkville Conference Centre 150 Bloor Street West Second Floor, Suite 200 Toronto, Ontario M5S 2X9
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Fundamentals of Government, Leadership, Management Levels: Officers and Analysts, Managers, Executives Expertise: Board and Organizational Governance

  • Apr 27

    Delivering “Deliverology” (Results & Delivery)


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    March 29, August 17, November 9 and January 31, 2018

    The Prime Minister has indicated that his priorities remain "growing the middle class," "improved relationships with, and outcomes for, Indigenous peoples," "stronger diversity" and "international engagement that makes a difference in the world". Participants will use a unique, IOG-developed 15-step roadmap to prepare their organisation to plan, implement and report based on the expectations of deliverology (delivery and results) and the new Policy on Results. Why this is important? Treasury Board’s new Policy on Results came into effect July 1... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Management Levels: Officers and Analysts, Managers Expertise: Modernizing Government

  • May 2

    Board Leadership: Oversight


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    April 5

    The Oversight function is one of the most critical roles of every Director no matter the Board they sit on; be it private sector, government or NFP.  In this role the Director is a steward of the organization and all of its holdings, financial transactions and activities to achieve its mandate (as legislated by law – a “fudiciary”). Who should participate in this course? This course is designed to provide the foundational knowledge required by Board members to meet their... Read more

    Time:5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Location: Yorkville Conference Centre 150 Bloor Street West Second Floor, Suite 200 Toronto, Ontario M5S 2X9
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Fundamentals of Government, Leadership, Management Levels: Officers and Analysts, Managers, Executives Expertise: Board and Organizational Governance

  • May 2

    Performance Measurement: Supporting Delivery of Results


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    July 27, October 10 and January 10, 2018

    Interactive Workshop This one-day interactive workshop provides an understanding of how you can design, implement and use performance measurement systems to manage and report on program results as outlined in the new TB Policy on Results and the government’s Results & Delivery approach. Why this course is important? Treasury Board’s new Policy on Results came into effect July 1 and reflects the principles, and practice, of Sir Michael Barber’s deliverology as articulated by the Results and Delivery Unit at PCO.... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Management Levels: Managers Expertise: Public Sector Governance

  • May 2

    Science in Government 101 – An introduction to Science & Policy in Government


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    July 11, October 25 and January 16, 2018

    This 1-day course is the first in a series of courses targeted to meet the needs of science and policy professionals. Science in Government 101 is an introduction to how government works, how decisions are made in government, including a discussion of the rationale for science in government, how science priorities are established and the role of science in a government setting. In this context “science in government” relates to all departments and all staff involved in science that supports:... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Policy, Science Policy Levels: Officers and Analysts Expertise: Public Sector Governance

  • May 4

    Policy 3: Behavioural “Nudge” Economics – Innovation in Policymaking


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    August 15, October 26, January 25, 2018 and March 20, 2018

    Back by popular demand! This one-day course takes policymaking to the next level to help you better navigate the complex policy landscape and create the conditions for success. Who should participate in this course? Seasoned policy analysts and those with a keen interest in new policy directions will find this course invaluable.  It provides a more realistic understanding of how decisions are made under conditions of risk, uncertainty and complexity, and discusses how behavioural insights improve policy design and implementation. ... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Policy Levels: Officers and Analysts, Managers, Executives Expertise: Modernizing Government, Public Sector Governance


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